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Interesting book depicting four tenets of leadership Recommended i could "I could this book a ating I would The sheer hypocritical audacity of this guy is breathtaking He starts in the opening saying how sad he was about the loss of life as a esult of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill What he neglects to say is that his own policies when he was the CEO of BP caused the extent of the damage in "the gulf If you want to know the true Lord Browne "gulf If you want to know the true Lord Browne Greg Palast s Vulture s Picnic Browne is one of the biggest vultures of all This book is Browne s attempt to whitewash his involvement Connect with the people Wow Hypocrisy beyond belief Connect and engage with society this is the allying call to businesses by this impactful little bookWritten by the former chief executive officer of BP and two top McKinsey executives the book takes a hard look at how big businesses connect or accurately often fail to connect with society at large Built around many candid interviews with top global leaders and mixed with the authors own experiences the The abbots house resultant book is a fairly informal powerful and engagingead dispensing advice over how companies and executives can enhance their performance b This book was tough in that though I think many of his ideas are laudable the author uses business doublespeak in trying to convince me that an oil company can ever truly care about the environment and it s painful when he basically suggests that for example wal mart should just give up beyond compliance with the law on labor issues I m oversimplifying but I worry that CEOs The Eagle Of The Ninth reading this will misinterpret Did give me the boost to ensure my job is core business at kilroy My takeWorking in naturalesources I found this book very valuable 4 биш 4 reading though am somewhat less sanguine about its conclusion that aadical transformation in public trust is so Mitos nrdicos (ncora Delfn) readily on offer My view is that people are inherently lazy and find changing their views inconvenient Categorically casting big business as shady saves a lot of mental spadework of figuring out who are the good and bad actors Even investors with stake in big business often seem inclined to call it a necessary evil without any substantiation willingly calling themselves complicit in the dubious enterprise that s popular to hate So while I agree with theisks and prescriptions found in this book I don t think that any corporate social connecting however genuine deep and Taming the Alpha (Crescent Moon, radical will culturally cleanse business of its Shylock ness in the public imagination Maybe though there could be an enough impact at the margins to bolster enough good will for one company to weather some storms of public disdain where others might sink and in business I guess that s enoughIf nothing else this book gives a thorough accounting of the fact that at some point most CEOs begin to care about the moral stature of the. Drawing on the professional experience of John Browne former CEO of BP and the insight of two McKinsey experts Connect articulates and explores theecurring ift between big business and society offering. ,

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Ted society almost always loses out In the long un industry suffers too even if it gains a significant advantage in the short or medium term Regulatory capture eventually causes scandals and accidents that Quinlans Character Stars result in draconian government interventions eg after Japanese nuclear operators exploited the system they found all plants were taken offline after Fukushima until they could be proven safe Ignore government and it s influence will inevitably catch you off guard commandeer it and youisk a backlash from society further down the line Government has unbounded power to create and destroy value in the pursuit of eal or perceived natural interest eg Walmart felt it was being targeted unfairly about its "Treatment Of Employees And Used "of employees and used studies to establish a fact base Concede and lead Admit when the industry has got things wrong and lead the way in finding solutions Reuires taking esponsibility for negative impacts eg Walmart accepts its negative ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT AND PUSHES MANAGERS TO MAKE THE COMPANY impact and pushes managers to make the company leader in eco efficiency Collaborateengage
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meet important ራማቶሓራ regularly industry government and civil society and making friends before they are needed communicating to outsiders in clear language withoutesorting to propaganda Connected leadership Companies must integrate societal concerns deeply into commercial strategy and operations at every level Company success depends on its The ScandiKitchen Summer relationships with the external world not just customers and investors but also employeesegulators politicians activists NGOs the environment and technology CSRCSR has failed to bridge the divide between companies and society due to its isolation from the core commercial activity of a company and treatment of My Little Pony reputation as an artificial construct Executives view it as a distracting cost centre while NGOs criticize what they see as propaganda At best CSR initatives distract attention from the vast societal contributions made by day to day business At worst theyepresent a doomed endeavour to get away with irresponsible behaviour elsewhere CSR has proven to be irrelevant to a company s Тарковский и я. Дневник пионерки reputation in the event of corporate scandals it is not the answer for companies who struggle to articulate the broader social value of their core business Four main CSR flaws CSR ambitions arearely A Three Hat Day realized because they lack the active participation of the big spending commercial functions such as production and marketing Centralized CSR teams tend to take too narrow a view of theelevant stakeholders Managers on the ground have a much better understanding of the local context who Paranormal Realities II really matters and what can be delivered CSR focuses too closely on limiting the downside Companies often see it only as protecting theireputations perhaps to get away with irresponsible behaviour elsewhere CSR programmes tend to be short lived. EO Lloyd Blankfein to Tony Blair and Tim Berners Lee inventor of the World Wide WebConnect shows how companies and executives can enhance their performance by engaging adically with the world around them. Ir legacies than they do the profits anyways so following these prescriptions seems a sure enough way for those big fish to get themselves on the ight side of history prescriptions seems a sure enough way for those big fish to get themselves on the ight side of history only in their self interestWhat s the book aboutPeople in business tend to adopt a patronizing "attitude to those who complain about corporate behaviour "to those who complain about corporate behaviour they believe do not understand how things work in the eal World Society on the other hand has lost sight of the good that business does Governments are caught somewhere between the twoThis book written by former BP CEO aims to find a way for business to escape the historical trappings of society s distrust towards it by better contributing to society The book was written with the insights of McKinsey Pingalavel researchers who looked at the longun Farm to Factory results of integrating social concerns into core business strategy and theisks companies un by not doing so It is part history of corporate social esponsibility meditation on business strategy the failures of standard CSR and evidence driven manifesto for where companies should go in the future The conclusion The bottom line Focusing on authenticity and integrating societal concerns deeply into commercial strategy has the capacity to dislodge the historical distrust society has held business in improve companies bottom line and ability to survive public Eat or Be Eaten! relations crises in the longun value at stake from plausible government interventions The Sheiks Angry Bride (War, Love, Harmony Series, represent 13 of corporate profits The top line Connecting effectively can set companies apart through developing newevenue streams and The Believer, Issue 99 reducedegulatory Take Me Series Box Set risk toeputational enhancement market access and lower The Turkey Farm resource costs The shares of companies which connect effectively outperform those of their competitors by than 2 percent every year Strategies to note Map the world Analyze stakeholders as precisely as customers understanding trends and discontinuities and uantifying the value at stake from externalelationships Identify value at stake Translating societal issues and interventions into monetary estimates imbues connected leadership with the necessary Defiance Valley rigour Track your context That includes the macroeconomic environment attitudes towards industry expectations of stakeholders and employees and the company s actual behaviour Rethink organization design It is only possible to integrate society s needs by changing theoles and esponsibilities of teams and individuals This starts with the
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of the s ole and must cascade down throughout the company Contest correct misperceptions and push back against unfair or illogical The Comics Journal regulations which threaten to harm citizens as well as business Successful companies are not afraid to challenge the logic of established thinking amongegulators if they think they can win the argument What we should want is balance When the The Rocker That Uses Me regulator is in the pocket of theegula. A practical manifesto for econciliation This timely and important book features candid interviews with global leaders at the heart of this debate from Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg and Goldman Sachs’ Connect author John Browne

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